In tough times, crime is one of the few things that still pays, but even criminals are having to make cut-backs. So for defence lawyer Mickey Haller, most of his new business is t about keeping people out of jail; it's about keeping a roof over their heads as the foreclosure business is booming. Lisa Trammel has been a client of Mickey's for eight months, and so far he's stopped the bank from taking her house. But w the bank's CEO has been found beaten to death - and Lisa is about to be indicted for murder .
A former police reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Michael Connelly is the author of the Harry Bosch thriller series as well as several stand-alone bestsellers, including the acclaimed legal thriller The Lincoln Lawyer. Michael has been President of the Mystery Writers of America. His books have been translated into 31 languages and have won awards all over the world including the Edgar and Anthony Awards.